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Modeling the Cereal Box Proble...

Probability (Math 7) 
Calculator 
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An activity using a die and a tally sheet to model the cereal box problem.
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Introduction to Probability

Probability of event (Math 7) 
Computer 
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A series of experiments with guiding questions. A spinner and dice are included on the page. The page concludes with followup exercises to check your understanding.
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Airstrike

Probability (Math 7) 
Flash 
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Activity simulates the planning of an airstrike mission on a facility defended by surfacetoair missiles (SAM's). Students are asked to determine the minimum number of aircraft needed to destroy the...
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MathThink  Activity Dice Diff...

Probability (Math 7) 
Flash 
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This an applet for determining the expectation of winning if differences of 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 are used to set up a dice game. For instance, if Player A has 1, 2, and 3 as differences, does he have an ...
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Strings

Probability (Math 7) 
Flash 
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Simulates the problem of the probability of n loops forming if the ends of 4 strings are tied together. Students see a "bag" with 8 string ends randomly dispersed. Clicking on two ends ties t...
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Forest Fires and Percolation

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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This activity explains and helps students understand probability and chaos by having them work with the Blaze applet.
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Probability and Relative Frequ...

Probability of event (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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Online unit that uses spinners, dice, box models, and scenarios to introduce and give students experience with probability. Covered concepts include outcome space, event, relative frequency, relative ...
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The Lottery Game

Probability (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Students learn more about probability and randomness. Try to understand the principles behind the coin toss and answer the questions provided.
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The OneDimensional Random Wal...

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students learn about randomness, probability, and the bellshaped curve in this activity based on the Random Walk applet.
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The TwoDimensional Random Wal...

Simulations (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Students can learn more about randomness, probability, and the bellshaped curve with this activity based on the Random Walk in 2D applet.
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Wait for a Date

Simulations (Math 7) 
Sketchpad 
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Students use Sketchpad to simulate a probability problem and then calculate a precise probability by reasoning about their model. The link to the activity itself is to a zip file that contains bo...
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Exploring the Birthday Paradox...

Probability (Math 7) 
TI Calculator 
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This lesson plan presents an activity which demonstrates the birthday paradox, using it as a springboard into a unit on probability. Explanation on the difficulty with probability; Use of the TI83 gr...
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Tossing Coins

Probability (Math 7) 
TI73 Explorer 
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Explore probability theory with interactive animation that simulates the rolling of dice, tossing of coins, and generating random numers.
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Exploring Mathematics with the...

Probability (Math 7) 
TI83/TI84 
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This book includes activities that ask students to predict the results of the planned simulation. Students will carry out numerous trials of the simulation using the Probability Simulation Applicat...
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Guess My Coefficients

Simulations (Math 7) 
TI83/TI84 
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Stepbystep directions on how to use the Guess My Coefficients App to simulate tossing coins, gather data, and graph the data.
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Tossing Coins

Probability (Math 7) 
TI83/TI84 
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Explore probability theory with interactive animation that simulates the rolling of dice, tossing of coins, and generating random numers.
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Geometric Dartboards

Probability (Math 7) 
TINspire 
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In this activity, students create a geometric dartboard where they will explore ﬁnding the theoretical and experimental probability of a “dart” hitting one of their shapes within the dartboard....
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Play with Bees Information for...

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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Suggestions of question prompts to provide students as they use Play with Bees, one of the Alive Maths microworlds.
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Rolling a Pair of Dice

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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In this lesson, students use Logo for a computer simulation for rolling dice to speed up the work such that they can "roll dice" more times, keeping track of the outcomes. It is not intended to be an ...
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Sorting Polygons

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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Students identify and classify polygons according to various attributes. They then sort the polygons in Venn Diagrams, according to these attributes. Extensions to fundamental ideas about probability ...
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Stick or Switch?

Probability (Math 7) 
Computer 
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This lesson plan presents a classic gameshow scenario. A student picks one of three doors in the hopes of winning the prize. The host, who knows the door behind which the prize is hidden, opens one o...
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Exploring Sunspots

Making predictions (Math 7) 
Excel 
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In this activity, students will analyze historical sunspot data and discuss the cyclic pattern in the data. Students will analyze scientific data demonstrating a periodic cycle, interpret a graph of t...
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Chase Me Lesson Plan

Simulations (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
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Students experiment with a dice game to predict outcomes.
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The Game of SKUNK

Probability (Math 7)+ 
Flash 
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The game of SKUNK involves 5 rounds (the letters S,K,U,N,K). A pair of dice is rolled and students accumulate points represented by the sum of the numbers on the dice.
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Conditional Probability and Pr...

Conditional probability (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
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Introduces conditional probability and the probability of simultaneous events.
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